2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5003 (Committee Approved)

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Restore Funding for Caregivers Grant Program

Item 338 #1s

Item 338 #1s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Health and Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2015 $500,000 FY2016 $500,000 GF

Page 287, line 25, strike "$37,961,169" and insert "$38,461,169".
Page 287, line 25, strike "$37,961,169" and insert "$38,461,169".
Page 288, after line 18, insert:
"F. Out of this appropriation, $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for the Virginia Caregivers Grant Program."

(This amendment provides $500,000 GF each year to re-establish funding for the Caregivers Grant Program. The program is designed to provide support to family members to care for elderly or disabled individuals in their homes instead of relying upon public assistance programs.)